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cauterant

[kaw-ter-uh nt]Medicine/Medical
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noun
  1. a caustic agent.
adjective
  1. caustic.

Origin of cauterant

First recorded in 1535–45; cauter(ize) + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for cauterant

cauterant

adjective
  1. caustic; cauterizing
noun
  1. another name for cautery (def. 2)
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cauterant in Medicine

cauterant

(kôtər-ənt)
n.
  1. A cauterizing substance.
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